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officers plan to treat sex offenders on halloween night. >> reporter: we will see law enforcement target a small number of sex offenders to get them off the street. but there's other areas that want to ban all sex offenders from participating on halloween and that effort has failed. we know of two things 2-year- old christopher likes to do that's to run and trick or treat. >> i love taking him trick or treating. candy she loves candy. >> reporter: his mother also looks forward to halloween and supports laws that stops sexual predators from participating such as putting out decorations or giving out candy. >> if you're on megan's law list don't bother. we don't want our kids around you. >> reporter: every year, parolees are banned from decorating or keeping porch lights lit on halloween night. but that only applies to parolees. the city of orange in southern california passed an ordnance to force all sex offenders to put a warning sign on their front door on halloween night. but a group called california reform sex offenders law fought them in court and won. we talked to that group
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> thank you. >> tomorrow law enforcement will take part in operation boo. under state law patrolled sex offenders must follow special requirements on the night of halloween. they include a 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. curfew, no derkerations and no -- derkerations and no off -- decorations and no offering candy to children. you can find out if there are any sex offenders living in your neighborhood by visiting the megan's law website. we've put a link at ktvu.com under the hot topics tab. >>> a delta airlines flight headed to san francisco landed safely after making an emergency landing in a remote area of alaska this morning. the 767 departing from tokyo was headed to sfo when the plane experienced a loss in cabin pressure. according to the faa, the flight landed without incident at cold bay airport. cold bay is on the western edge of the alaska peninsula and has a population of 108. >>> a special state hearing on b.a.r.t. workers' safety is scheduled for november 7th. the hearing comes in the wakes of the deaths of chris shepherd and larry dane yells. they -- daniels
. the ntsb has tried to fix the problem. >> ntc for years has advocated for a change in state law that would require any car once it leaves the lot to actually have a license plate. >> reporter: but so far, they have had no success in sacramento. >> those folks that are using the toll bridges and not paying for that crossing put a greater on us who do pay our tolls. >> reporter: tonight i checked with the ntc and they said anyone who is caught violating the tolls and going through without a plate faces fines of $25 and up. they plan to continue working with the legislator to try and change the laws. reporting live in oakland, jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now the ntc wants the legislature to require all vehicles to have either a permanent plate or a temporary numbered plate at all times. one proposal would be to require dealer to print and install temporary paper plates before a car leaves the lot. the number would then be entered into the dmv data base. >>> new at 10:00, oakland police are investigating a shooting at the value inn hotel at west mcarthur boulevard. it
as free review of obama care. >> getting an assessment of obama law. >> reporter: or a witchcraft stake out. >> democrats want to make it work, republicans don't. >> reporter: house lawmakers, probed, praised or picked it apart. >> we're only four weeks into this one and already declaring it dead. >> now we're told everything will be okay very soon. why should the american people believe you now. >> reporter: the woman in charge of the problem plagued obama care website in her testimony a major maricopa to the public. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> new questions over promises made by obama. >> if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. >> reporter: if you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. >> reporter: that's not exactly the case for millions of americans in the individual insurance market. an insurance industry source says the majority of americans with individual plans will find their policies changed or everyone cancelled under obama care rules. the white house says those who's pl
counted until the health care law was signed? 2010. and these policies are lousy. >> there is two things to it. there was no extenuating circumstances when he said you can keep your plan. he said clearly you can keep your plan. this is not a minor pledge. it's like the first president bush saying no new taxes in 1990 and 1988. he broke that pledge and he had the honesty to say he was. millions of people will lose it, at least 15 million including people in the small business community. >> we'll get to that. let's stay with the idea of the pledge. dr. emanuel "the wall street journal" reported that you were part of a debate in the white house about this claim. that you can keep your plan or your doctor is misleading. let me ask the question. on megan kelly's show this week, you blamed the insurance companies. >> if an insurance company decided they're going to change how they structure the plan, that's not the government, that's the business. >> but doctor, the obama care law demands they change their plans. >> first of all, i want to say the president takes very seriously what i -- it go
is live on the ground with the growing crowdant the law enforcement re- - crowd and the law enforcement response there. >> reporter: good afternoon. this crowd is growing. there was a deep sense of anger many people in the community. we're in old courthouse square where people are beginning to gather. i should say the sonoma county sheriff today is saying that he's calling for help from neighboring agencies to make sure this protest doesn't get out of hand. he's particularly concerned about protesters outside of santa rosa. let me show you video here. occupy oakland is actually busing people up here for what is expected to be one of the largest demonstrations to date related to the shooting death of andy lopez and people will be getting on buses in oakland and coming up for the demonstration. the crowd will be marching over to the sheriff's department's main offices. one week after 13-year-old andy lopez was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, more than a thousand people are expected to march through the streets of santa rosa. many of them are students who are leaving cla
they don't trip and they wear something bright so drivers can see them walk across streets. >>> local law enforcement also reminding drivers not to drink and drive, there will be patrols throughout the bay area. >> i did get out and get the glow sticks, glow bracelets. >> important. >> yeah so get those it is good. >>> all right, 4:38 is the time. halloween celebration on the campus got scary, the explosion that injured two people. >> a loophole in california law us costing taxpayers millions in uncollected tolls, how the state is helping toll bridge cheatses skirt the system. >> good morning, we have wet roads and traffic busy, we will let you know more ahead. >> you know when half moon bay is 39 that tells you the coast is clear so chilly readings but warmer today. how much warmer and will it hold into the weekend? i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-
of trick or treatedders later today, law enforcement will be out in force, we will tell you what to expect. >> plus the plane had to land on a remote location, we will tell you about it coming up. >> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, we take you to san jose, oh, a lot of people excited to celebrate -- that is a nice display, some glow in the dark, yeah, that is cool because it shows for us at this early hour many people excited to celebrate, happy halloween, october 31st, i am pam cook. >> i am dave clark, steve a nice forecast. >> yes, yes, clear skies, cold for some, plenty of 30s, 37 santa rosa, napa 36, 40s around, more 30s popping up and 38 at petaluma, san francisco upper 40s but generally around 50 and will end up warmer today at 66 so each day bumping up. those are your temperatures in those areas so a chill there, otherwise severe clear today so sunny and warmer but a cold morning. there might be fog but the air is drier today than yesterday for sure. back into the 70s for some. 60s closer to the water. here is sal. >> steve good morning. we are looking at traf
state laws to address worker safety for transit workers. certainly the fatal accident will be on the minds of the puc when they gather here this morning put the body of this work started 4 years ago in the wake of the 2008 worker fatality. the puc said then there were regulations in place but nothing that dealt specifically with transit workers in california, so the commission put this together to try to change that. the board is expected to approve this today and it would create a new communication system that would keep all better in line with each other, bart is already taking this into account even though it hasn't been approved yet, bart spokesperson told the times that bart is supportive of the rules and since it is revamping its own rules it is incorporating the requirements and language of this order, but it also looks ahead, suggesting within a year of this order they should have back up alarms and want agencies to have a process for an early warning alarm technology, that would mean something like a portable track train detector, something they could put on t
4 million dollars a year. >> the transportation commission is pushing for a change in state law that would require all cars to have license plates before they leave the lot. now the proposal under consideration would require them to do that that would be entered into the dmv data base. >>> they will hold a hearing following the accident that killed them. they were working on the tracks when they were hit and killed by a bart train. now lawmakers say a policy that makes track workers responsible for their own safety may have contributed to that accident. the bart discontinued that policy shortly after the deaths 10 days ago, a committee now plans to hold a hearing on november 7th in san francisco. >> 4:40, this morning the cardinals hope it is not a bad omen, while they finally landed in boston, they spent section hours last night on the tarmac of the st. louis airport, this plane was ground due to mechanical problems. now despite the long wait the players said everyone had a good attitude, well fed and able to walk around, the red sox lead 3-2 and can win with a victory tonight,
of law enforcement agencies will receive a total of $2 million in federal traffic enforcement grants next year. the biggest chunk, $6 50,000 will go to the paloma police department. the avoid the 13 anti-drunk driving campaign in the county. the rest will go for a ban on texting while driving. >>> investigators say michael brrelove and martin shot and killed martin cruz last week. police say the shooting was the result of a disagreement. police in sacramento arrested martin at a park. both are being held in alameda county jail. >>> bart's largest union will let the public know if its members have approved the tentative contract agreement. 1400 union workers will vote on the deal on friday. the union expects to release the results by 11:00 that night. >>> why is new bay bridge took so long to build and why it cost so much. as chairman of the senate transportation committee, he plans to hold meetings aimed at answering that question. it took 11 years and cost $6.4 billion. >>> new revelations about the extent of nsa surveillance. the washington post is reporting that the national security a
hurst. >>> plus how the sla hid out in plain sight as the nation's law enforcement searched for them. >>> welcome back to a second look. as the 40th anniversary approaches of the assassination of dr. marcus foster, we revisit the group that gunned him down. the simbianese liberation army. the sla received more attention for a crime they conducted later. the kid consider kidnapping of patti hurst. >> reporter: police swarmed on the apartment shared by patti and bead. three days later the first of many tapes arrived. >> mom, dad. i am okay. >> we love you patty and we're all praying for you. i'm sorry i'm crying but i'm happy you are safe. and be strong. i know god will bring you back. >> reporter: it was then learned that patty hurst had been kidnapped by a group calling themselves the sl ark. eight months prior to the kidnapping of patty hurst. dr.marcus was kidnapped. the sla claimed that killing. >> the reason they kidnapped her was to trade her or the kidnapped victim for marion little who was in prison at the time. >> reporter: sam base was the fbi agent in charge. >> they had
is protesting that change. >> reporter: there's people at dolores park planning to break city law in order to protest a proposed law to close the parks at night. it's a chilly night for a camp out in san francisco. but a hot button issue has a few protesters ready to spend the night at dolores park. >> this is also about criminalized poverty. >> they're proposing legislation to give parks uniformed closing time. >> the people who are in the parks at night aren't all causing trouble. they're people who are down on their luck and have nowhere to go. >> reporter: some neighborhood associations think it's about time. >> do you use the park between midnight and 5:00 a.m. >> no, as gavin newsom once said, nothing good happens after midnight. >> reporter: san francisco is the only major city in the country without a uniformed closing time for its parks. supervisor scott weiner sponsored the proposal. >> there's nothing more frustrating than to see vandalism in our parks. >> reporter: in may of last year, vandals struck the newly constructed dolorer park one day after it opened. vandals have cause
>>> a suspected deadly drunk driving accident here in sonoma county, we will tell you what law enforcement is doing to combat drunk driving. >> live in san francisco where police are looking for a key witness who may have seen her days before her body was found in a stairwell, we will tell you how the public can help coming up. new information on a deadly shooting, the answers to one of the big questions. >> plus the cabinet member getting ready for tough questions, questioning about to start in a couple of minutes, we continue. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >> welcome back, we want to take you to san francisco this morning, san francisco general hospital, new information coming in about that case that seems to still be a mystery of exactly what happened, a body of a woman found in a locked stairwell, she was a patient at san francisco general, brian flores is out there this morning with the new information. we will check in with him in just a moment. >>> it is wednesday, october 30th, almost the end of the month. i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave
and said tsa and i shook my head and he kept going. the fbi said law enforcement shot and wounded the gunman. a note on the suspect made his intend to harm the tsa clear. he addressed them in the letter and stated he wanted to "instill fear into their traitorous minds." >> law enforcement said ciancia originally from new jersey sent text messages to family saying he was unhappy and discouraged living in los angeles. >> it was to his little brother and they had concern about it. >> police say ciancia had no history of violence or record of mental illness. >> gerardo hernandez was with the tsa for eight years. he was devoted to his family and ready to help anyone in need. he came to southern california at the age of 18 and graduated from los angeles high school. he is survived by a wife, a son and daughter. >> people in the gunman's hometown are stunned by his arrest. >> i am trying to process it. >> police have been surrounding ciancia's family home. the suspected shooter lived at the home before moving to los angeles two years ago. flights in and out of the area are back to normal
and hold on to security clearance despite having past brushes with the law. >>> iraqi prime minister is on the visit to washington. trying to get more american aid. speaking this morning at the u.s. institute for peace. you are looking at video with him with vice president joe biden. this is a meeting they had yesterday. the iraqi government is hoping to get more weapons to fight the resurgeance of al-qaida. prime minister meets with president obama tomorrow. >> 7:15. also happening now. a big impact on air travellers. discussing the current ban on cell phones, ipads and other portable electronic devices during take off and landing. kyla is live. >> reporter: it is safe for passengers to use most electronic devices from gate to gate. we're taking a live look at this press conference which just started about five minutes ago. this is faa administrator. the timing of these rules will be up to individual airlines. the faa says connections to the internet are not going to be allowed below 10,000 feet and prior to today, passengers were not allowed to use portable electronic devices durin
or alcohol at this time. >> law enforcement received grants to enforce, that the bulk of the money will go to petaluma police who will manage the campaign here and that is certainly good news, especially coming up on the holiday when there will be a lot of people and a lot of children out trick or treating out on those streets, for now live here, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> there is a new development in the case of the shooting there. janine de la vega is there this morning where police have released video of the suspects. janine. >> reporter: pam, cameras here at the spot nightclub captured video of all four suspects entering, before this shooting took place, one of them opened fire here before all of them sped off in cars. now, here is the video, right after the man in the cowboy hat enters you see a man with dark hair and a goatee enterand look around the club, he is in the center of the screen, then the second suspect walks in and looks down at his wallet then starts talking to the first suspect. the third suspect is a man who walks in wearing camouflage pants and tatoos
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about the stand your ground laws. >> we have an accident in the east bay to tell you about out in benicia. we'll let you know what that is and right now we're going to take a live look here at 280 and san jose. more traffic just ahead. >> well, good morning. we still have some rain down towards santa cruz and monterey. but for us it's cloudy but are we about done with the clouds and more sun and will temps warm up at all? [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay? uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? colgate optic white dual action shines and whitens over 2 shades more than a leading whitening toothpaste. and whiten even more, with optic white mouthwash and the whole colgate optic white line. and whiten even more, with optic white mouthwash yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded
haven't done anything wrong. they tried to follow their obligations in accordance with the law. >> reporter: the attorney says his client is getting out of the nursing home business. ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> one of the most influential singer-song writers of a generation has died. lou reed died today at the age of 71. he's been called father of indy rock a punk poet who broke ground for the new wave punk and alternative wave movement of the 1970s, 80s an 90s. deena toley takes a look at his life and legacy. >> reporter: singer song writer and guitarist lou reed has died. reed was the legendary leader of the 60s cult bound velvet underground successfully opening rock music to the avant- garde. reed said he loved making the music he called beautiful. >> i'm trying to make something that is really simple. make something i would listen to. >> reporter: reed was sober since the 1980s following decades of hard partying. he thrived as a solo artist. he stayed true to his roots. >> everything that matters is out of new york. everybody knows that. >> reporter: fame awarded reed wit
remembered, a car cut her off. >>> she had dozens of brushes with the law dating back to 1984. last september she pled no contest to misdemeanor drunk driving but went through a program and she also had drug parafa kneel ya and the night they were killed, she was driving with a blood-alcohol level much higher than .08. >> we have a prelim mary blood- alcohol level. we know it is well over .15. >> must have had a meltdown when my mother passed away last year. she had been on a downward spiral ever since. >> they leave behind three daughters but the family did not stay to talk to the media. if convicted she faces up to 15 years in prison. reporting live, channel 2 news. >>> a woman died in a driveway earlies this morning after another woman backed an suv into her at 2a m. police say the women were in the vehicle together when the 26-year-old victim got out. the 27-year-old driver backed into her. police arrested the driver on dui charges. they found beer cans it cup holders and a case of beer in the vehicle. >>> news that a judge is allowing pg&e to bring a pipeline back online has city leaders
>>> law enforcement is making its presence known this halloween as thousands of people head out for a night on the town. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. we go live to patti lee. >> reporter: frank, the castro is still the place to be. this is a celebration that draws people from not just the bay area, but the world too. but for others it's a yearly tradition. street theater at its best. for some a lot of planning to wear the perfect costume. >> we have kramer here, of course. >> elane. >> why? >> because we have to teach her how to dance. >> i'm a disco-naut. a disco astronaut. we've all carried out the same theme. >> reporter: city leaders scaled back the street party in recent years after a violent clash. police are on foot pushing people along. still fans say this remains a great celebration. >> i've always been a fan. i'm catholic, so this is a scare away the spirits. tomorrow it's the saintly day. >> reporter: earlier we saw police reprimand for public drunkenness. happy halloween, amber lee, ktvu news. >>> more details now in 2004 and 2005 a to
letter in the next year because the current policies don't meet the standards laid out by the new law. the white house told nbc that people whose policies will be canceled will in most cases be automatically shifted to plans with better protections. >>> and peter lee, the director of california's health insurance exchange, says he will not reveal how many californians have enrolled in the covered healthcare plan until mid-november. but he says once the figures are posted, they will be very detailed, broken down by city, age of enrollees and which kind of plans they've selected. >>> 7:10. the defensive coordinate for the oakland raiders has apologized for the obscene gesture he made on the field in sunday's game against the steelers. now, he made that gesture twice while protesting a referee's call in the third quarter of the raiders' 21-18 win over the steelers. there it is. he says he was in the heat of the moment. he now regrets what he did. well, the national football league is reportedly considering a hefty fine. it could be tens of thousands of dollars. >>> a meeting will be held
law enforcement agencies received a series of grants to step up impaired driving enforcement for drunk driving. the bulk will go to the anti- drunk driving campaign. this come in time for halloween. an officer said halloween is definitely ranking up there as one of the major party nights. and that with trick or treaters out can prove to be a deadly combination. we're looking to see if there's criminal history on the part of the driver of the jaguar that was in that fatal accident last night. if we found out more information, we'll certainly bring that to you. for now we're live along highway 121 in sonoma county, back to you. >>> 7:06. police in the south bay still searching for four suspects in a nightclub shooting over the weekend. we now have surveillance video of the suspects they are looking for. ktvu's janine de la vega live in campbell with the details including this is not the first time there's been violence at this particular nightclub. janine? >> reporter: dave, back in 2009, four people were stabbed here by one suspect but police say in this latest incident it was a securit
on the legislation. current federal law prohibits discrimination. but it does not stop an employer from firing or refusing to hire workers because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. president obama wrote a piece in the post last night showing his support for the employment nondiscrimination act. the president wrote quote does it make a difference if the firefighters who rescued you is gay or the accountant that does your taxes or the mechanic that fixes your car? >>> there are new developments in the fights to stop one of the biggest evictions in san francisco history. the san francisco examiner reports the city has suspended a permit for renovations to an apartment building on market street. the building was being converted into office space after the city said it was not zoned for residential use and dozens of people now face eviction. >>> the oakland a's could be moving across the bay to play their home games at the home of the san francisco giants. alex savidge is joining us live. he is at at & t park to tell us what is behind this stunning news for bay area baseball fans. >>
're breaking the law now right? >> yes we are. what we're doing tonight is standing in solidarity can homeless -- with homeless san franciscans who don't have a choice sometimes but to sleep in the park. there's a plan coming up today that would further criminalize poverty and homelessness in san francisco. we're saying enough is enough and we need to be caring for the most vulnerable residents not criminalizing them. >> reporter: the supervisor has the backing of the chief of police. for a moment, play the devil's advocate and then tell me why -- why this would not reduce quality of life crimes like vandalism. >> sure, so vandalism and illegal dumping both of which senator weiner said are the reasons for the parks are already illegal. this would give the police extra added teeth and really get them in fuller force out into the parks enforcing all of the different crimes and what you -- what you see and you know we've spent the night in the park isn't a bunch of vandals. isn't people running around causing trouble. it's people who have nowhere else left to sleep. they're going to be targeted b
a semi automatic rifle into the world third's largest airport. >> reporter: law enforcement officials saying he is being heavily sedated and under armed guard. he said he acted alone and had been dropped off at the airport by a friend. his motivation appeared centered around a grudge. >> we found a statement where he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and stated he wanted to quote instill fear into their traderous minds. >>> a billion dollars is being spent here since 9/11. >> obviously this gives us great concern. >> reporter: despite shift changes for officers there's no way of telling whether friday's tragedy could have been averted. at l.a.x., dominique nilotali. >>> we also have this other story about airport activity. >> just days after the l.a.x. shooting a bomb scare today at the birmingham shuttles worth airport. an employee found a note in the men's bathroom warning that a bomb was in the terminal. they say that threat turned out to be a false. the terminal reopened two hours later. >>> the family of a sant
the lawsuit is premature. >>> the city of sunnyvale may be getting tougher gun control laws if voters pass a new measure tomorrow. it's a controversial issue. janine de la vega is in sunnyvale to tell us more about what's going on out there. what people are saying. >> reporter: dave, whenever the issue of gun control comes up, people have passionate opinions. one man says he thinks more regulates -- regular lates are needed -- regulations are needed. this measure would require anyone whose gun is lost or stolen to inform police within 48 hours. and it requires those who sell ammunition to log and track sales. a local gun store is against the measure. opponents say it will not stop shootings. instead, it will generate lawsuits against the city. we found residents who plan to vote tomorrow and found differing opinions. i plan to vote yes, on measure c. i think from the perspective of being a parent protecting my kids. >> they make it impossible for the good people to have a gun. the good people who have a gun could be at risk from these rules if you read it, you will see what i mean. if you
the state's dui laws going after prescription drug abuse. nearly ten years ago the pack family lost their 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter to a driver high on drugs and vicodin. the driver had convinced multiple doctors to prescribe the pills, a practice called doctor shopping. >> i don't think it's ever going to go away. you just learn to live with the aches. >> the packs have just learned a campaign to prevent doctor shopping. it would require doctors to submit to random drug testing and would increase the amount of money awarded in medical malpractice suits. they hope it gets enough signatures to make the november 2014 ballot. >>> time is 4:47. it was windy. >> tara, any problems out there? >> a little bit. not too much at this hour. a lot of leaves and pine needles on the roadways and those city crews will be busy cleaning it all up. we did have wind advisories in effect for your bridges at the golden gate here at one of them, so are the venetia, as well as the altamont pass. and this is a look obviously at the south bay. can you see the roadways are clear. moving into the peninsu
. >> now we know we have 8400 people with clearances that don't follow the law when it comes to paying their taxes and half of them have a top secret clearance, the american people ought to be asking what in the world is going on. >> he says tax debt makes these people vulnerable to being offered money or blackmailed into divulging government secrets. >>> exciting news for many airline passengers who will soon be able to use electronic devices during an entire flight, this comes after the faa made a major change in policy. kyla campbell explains the new rules and the reason behind the change. >> reporter: based on these new faa rules soon when you fly out of sfo and have your cell phone or tablet you will be able to keep them on for the majority of your flight. the faa said a group study showed most portable electronic devices did not interfere with aircraft navigation systems. the faa now approves passenger using tablets and those for the majority of flights. >> i like to listen to music when i am taking off it kind of eases the whole take off process so it will be nice. >> before now
kind rail worker safety laws. they require additional training, improved recordkeeping, and better communication between train command centers and work crews out on the tracks. >> this decision will make california the first state in the nation to adopt such comprehensive rail transit safety rules. >> the puc first began considering the new safety rules in 2009. four years before the last deadly tragedy on the bart tracks. >>> two boys are recovering in the hospital after being hit by a truck in clover dale on halloween night. the 12-year-old and 13-year-old boys were in a crosswalk on south clover dale boulevard when they were hit by the 75- year-old driver. one boy was flown to children's hospital in oakland to be treated for a broken leg. the other was taken to heelsburg memorial hospital with head own shoulder trauma. the driver is cooperating. >>> hundreds of people packed san francisco's castro district for halloween but no major problems were reported. however, crowds were not as large as in years past. but some revelers came from as far away as taiwan. costumes ranged from
to support tougher gun laws. guns in people's homes would have to be kept locked up. ammunition sellers would keep buyers names for two years and ammunition magazines with more than ten rounds would be banned. >>> despite the issues with the healthcare.gov website -- according to the new poll from the kizer family foundation, 55% of people surveyed now say they have enough information to understand. >>> edward snowden wants the u.s. to drop the charges against him. snowden has been charged with federal crimes for leaking classified u.s. documents. he released a letter asking for international help to persuade u.s. authorities to let him off the hook. snowden says he would like to testify before congress about the nsa surveillance programs. california senator dianne feinstein says he's already had his chance. >> he had an opportunity if what he was was a whistle blower to pick up the phone and call the house intelligence committee, the senate intelligence committee, and say look, i have information you ought to see. that didn't happen. >> the documents snowden has released about the nsa survei
by the service employees international union. >>> stricter gun control laws may be coming to sunnyvale if voters approve a measure tomorrow. janine de la vega tells us why it's drawing controversy. >> reporter: a year after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut, sunnyvale mayor is leadth push for stricter gun control here. >> i guess it was a low crime rate in newtown, too. >> reporter: measure c requires a gun owner to tell police within 48 hours if their gun is lost or stolen. it prohibits ammunition magazines that can hold more than ten rounds. gun owners are required to lock their guns away ifs -- firearms are not in their immediate possession -- firearms are not in their immediate possession. >> not the way to do it. >> reporter: they would be required to maintain ammunition sales. those prohib interred from owning guns would be deterred from purchasing ammunition. some who live in the sunny arts neighborhood say the restrictions make them vulnerable. recent break-ins have led them to install security cameras. >> they know you can't have an armed weapon. >> reporter: s
. >> murray's jail time was significantly reduced by a change in california law. his medical licenses are suspended in three states. >>> george was arraigned felony charges. the santa clara county district's office handed down an indictment last thursday, but the da issued the arraignment today. he was labeled as a communist. he resigned from his post in march after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds in a separate incident and is awaiting sentence nothing that case. >>> an unexpected surprise in time for halloween. coming up tonight on the 10:00 news, we will take you to the sierra to see the october snow and the ski preparations under way. >> thanks for joining us. we'll see you tonight at 10:00. >> good night.
a month. >> reporter: a new law 30 speed up the processing to ten days, but that still doesn't close the loophole. reporting live in walnut creek, janet katsuyama, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> engineers thought that project would take only four years and cost $1.4 billion. it actually took 11 years and cost $6.4 billion. today, contra costa county state senator, announced an investigative hearing next month. he's chairman of the senate transportation committee. committee members want to ensure that big projects in the future, including the high speed rail project stay on budget. >>> the university of california's controversial new president laid out her vision for the 10 campus system tonight. janet napolitano has been on the job for a month, but has kept a low profile until now. heather holmes is live with napolitano's pledge. >> reporter: napolitano has faced criticism for not doing more to stop the deportation of immigrants. she said she's going to set aside millions to help students who enter the country illegally. >> thank you members of the commonwealth club. >> reporter: in her fi
bart track inspectors. the rules are first of its kind rail workers safety laws. among other things they require extra training, improved recordkeeping, and better communication between the train command centers and the work crews out there on the tracks. the puc first started considering the new safety rules back in 2009. four years before last month's deadly tragedy on the bart tracks. >>> the fbi is apparently reversing course in an oversaved shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy in santa rosa. law enforcement told the press democrat that the bureau will support local investigators rather than launch an independent review. last week sheriffs deputy eric shot and killed # 13-year-old andy lopez who was holding a toy gun that resembled an assault rifle. lopez's family will file a lawsuit in san francisco federal court today against sonoma county. they will also hold a news conference about their case on monday. >>> sonoma county supervisor due in court this morning to face charges stemming from an incident in july when he was found outside of a woman's home at 3:30 in the morning
their labor strike last week. as we know, negotiators reached the deal and union by laws require that members get five days to review the deal before voting. and today they'll decide. 1400 people represented by sciu will vote at the marriott. they're b.a.r.t.s mechanics, custodians and clerical workers. i also spoke with leaders from the second largest union, members will be voting during the same time span today, that's 10 to 10, and their voting is taking place at an undisclosed location. if the two unions approve the tentative agreement, the next step is the b.a.r.t.'s board of directors, they will vote at a regularly scheduled meeting on the 21st or call a special session. b.a.r.t.'s board has not said when they will vote to ratify the contract or not. earlier this week, we spoke with members of the unions and they were favorable of the tentative contract agreement. they have had about a week now, five days to look over the contract. we're going to touch base with them as they arrive here to vote to see if they're still in favor, and again, we could learn as early as tonight or possibly t
safety laws. they require extra training. improved recordkeeping and better communication between the command centers and the workers out there on the track. they started considering the new safety rules in 2009 four years before last month's deadly tragedy on the bart tracks. >>> law enforcement told the press democrat that bureau will now support local investigators rather than launch an independent review. last week sheriffs deputy eric shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez who was holding a toy gun that resembled an assault rifle. lopez's family will file a lawsuit in san francisco federal court today against sonoma county. they are also planning a news conference about their case on monday. >>> time 6:11. e on carrillo due in court this morning. carrillo has apologized for his behavior and said he is in treatment for alcoholism. there have been calls for carrillo to resign but he says he has no plans to step down. >>> time is 6:11. two children found abandoned inside of a car in milpitas. how they are doing now. what happened to their father and the charges he now faces. >>>
leaving outs of sfo. >>> tsa agents are not law enforcement. the agents have no training in weapons. their job is to make sure no bombs or other banned items or substances make it on to planes. when it comes to emergency situations like what happened at lax, tsa relies on airport police. at sfo, that would be members of the san francisco police department. at oakland international, it's alameda county sheriffs who are on patrol. coming up we'll go to lax to find out what the situation there is like right now as flights are starting to land and take off again. >>> this is video showing people abandoning their vehicles as they try to make their way out of the caldecott tunnel. paul chambers joinings live from the oakland side of the caldecott with video of what it was like as the smoke filled inside the tunnel. paul. >> reporter: things are back to normal. cars are making their way to the caldecott tunnel during this evening commute. earlier today there were no cars moving whatsoever. for the first time we'll take you inside the tunnel with some firsthand amazing video as people were
. the law enforcement armed. because the tsa is a regulatory body screeners are not armed but they are protected. according to aviation consultant mike mccarren there are panic buttons at security checkpoints and law enforcers are expected to respond within an agreed upon response time. generally one minute to 1-1/2 minutes. at l.a.x. authorities said they were on seen almost immediately. janet hayes a flight attendant for the past 20 years says despite today's shooting she feels safe going to work at airports. >> anything can happen any time any where. so this doesn't shake my confidence in going to work because, millions of people do this every single day without incident. >> reporter: aviation consultants say the only way to protect against what happened today would be to add another security checkpoint. some where on the outside to screen people before they walk inside the airport. in oakland, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> the obama administration says the fixes to the health care website were slow due to computer crashes but the experts working on the site say it is worki
of track at middle field and wood side roads. caltrains and law enforcement agencies will practice how to respond to a rail mernly. the drill starts at 7:30 and will end at five tonight. traffic and train service should not be disrupted. >>> later today thousands of people are expected to attend a day of the dead celebration in san francisco's mission district. it's a mexican holiday that celebrates lives of those who have died. the celebration in san francisco has grown over the years attracting crowd from all over the bay area. since it falls on a saturday they say the crowd could be one of the biggest yet. >> people upset about a plan to limit off leash areas for dogs in the golden gate area will hold a march and rally this morning. they plan to walk from the field to fort mason at 11. they say they are upset about a proposal that would restrict areas where dogs can run free. similar protests are scheduled for next week and a public meeting will follow the march at the fort mason center. >> today is one of those days where it may be just perfect to get outside though rosemary you
confidencality. despite a state law requiring every home to make reports viewable to cumers on request -- consumers on request. >>> nuclear power may be the answer to global warming. they asked them to support the development of safer nuclear power. most scientists believe fossil fuel contributed to rising temperatures and they admit there are risks the risks is much worse. >>> scientists are trying to determine the disease that is killing west coast star fish. 95% have been killed by a wasting disease. they lose their legs and then disintegrate. scientists say it could be warmer water temperatures. since they feed on muscles they are now worried about a surge in the muscle population. they are launching a survey to learn more. >>> talking about our weather, cloudy out there and a bit cooler. ktvu's mark tamayo to get more specifics. >> clouds pushing in. they will be around tonight and once the system moves through, breezy conditions in the hills of the north bay and east bay. right now, all that cloud cover, the bay area, sacramento, monterey bay, green showing up as well. maybe a sl
city. some say this ban goes too far. it's one of the strictest smoking laws in the entire bay area. it comes with an escalating series of fines up to $500 for repeat violators. as john fowler tells us, walnut creek's new ban is even making some city leaders angry. >> reporter: as of today, no smoking in downtown walnut creek public places within 25 feet of doorways or in any multiunit dwelling, even if you own it. >> it's a bit extreme. i can see the justification for it too. >> i think it's wrong. i any it's wrong. the city overstepped their bounds. >> reporter: restaurant owner and resident patsy acknowledged hearings and a city council vote. >> a lot of people have no idea what was going on. >> reporter: councilman cast the only no vote. >> does the effects of smoking outweigh the private property rights of the individuals within walnut creek? to me the answer is no. i think the community will also say no. >> reporter: he launched this website and says in about 10 days he'll circulate a petition calling for a vote next june. it needs about 4000 signatures. two-thirds of the peop
says the popular fundraisers are often violating water discharge laws. anything that is not storm water or rain water is a pollutant, and any school that wants to hold a car wash has to make sure the water doesn't run in the drain, that means holding it away from a drain, pumping the water to another location or water free car washing equipment. which i'm sure would not be cheap. >>> police opened fire during a busy street in san francisco. the new clues investigators are checking later today. >>> the nsa spying scandal grows, a new ally the u.s. spied on and how senator feinstein responds. >>> we have a wind advisory for another bridge and an injury accident involving a motorcyclist to tell you about on the peninsula. >>> a wide variety going on here. some areas are clear. some don't have much of a breeze. others are socked in. there's light rain and plenty of snow isn't the sierra. we'll iron it all -- in the sierra. we'll iron it all out for you. ♪ now imagine that place in hawaii. welcome to aulani.... ...a family paradise... with just a touch of disney magic. for special offers,
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